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TFS girls build golf skills at FCA camp

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Two Tallulah Falls varsity golfers spent a week beating the heat and honing their skills at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Golf Camp on St. Simons Island.  Rising juniors Brinson Hall of Mt. Airy and Maggie Jackson of Clarkesville spent five days at the clinic, led by professional golfers, college golf coaches and college golfers.  Golf clubs on both St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island served as host courses for the group of 60 high school golfers. 

Running back a hybrid position in Rabun’s offense

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TIGER — Running backs playing in Rabun County’s offense are doing more than carrying the football behind blockers. They are giving quarterbacks additional receiving options. The multifaceted group features returning starter Brody Jarrard and Garrett Bragg, a transfer from Tennessee. Bryson Addis, Cory Keller and Ethan Owens are others taking reps at running back this summer. “All of these guys can catch the ball in space and will have a chance to make big plays for us,” coach Jaybo Shaw said. “They are basically a hybrid between running backs and inside wide receivers.”

COLUMN: Media days, training camps a sign football is near

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Can you hear it? The coach speak. The cliches. Whistles blowing. Weights clanging. College football media days wrapped last week and NFL training camps began this week, shooting out a signal that football season is near. 

Pupils become teachers at Rabun’s Future Wildcats Camp

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TIGER — The students became the teachers at Rabun County’s annual Future Wildcats Football Camp this week. The players who were once in the shoes of elementary-age student-athletes helped varsity coaches teach football fundamentals and played two-hand touch at the two-day camp at the team’s practice field Monday and Tuesday night.

Bicentennial Dance Fever

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MOUNTAIN CITY— Mountain City is hopping back in time and bringing a tradition back to life with a square dance party at their city hall on Saturday, July 20 as part of Rabun County’s bicentennial c